Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage launches its 11th Travel and Tourism Investment Market under the slogan of "Tourism is the forum of all industries." It aims to make a quantum leap in tourism industry inside the Kingdom. The Forum is an important indicator of the future improvement it will bring to that vital industry. The Forum – launched in 2008 under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz, then Prince of Riyadh – has witnessed the participation of more than 1429 exhibitors and participants, hosted more than 102,373 visitors from investors and experts in travel and tourism sectors, and held more than 187 conferences and specialized workshops which discussed the important tourism-related topics. The Forum aims to increase communication and discover the latest sector trends. It also highlights the products, tourism destinations and tourism investment opportunities available in the Kingdom, and works on removing obstacles by cooperating with the public sector to the advantage of entrepreneurs and investors to encourage them to invest in tourism and discover the promising opportunities.
The Forum, organized by Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, witnessed, during its previous rounds, the participation of 1,429 organizations. Their participation reflected the need to promote the demand for tourism, handle its impediments, present its resources, and overcome its obstacles. The participating bodies included representation from high-level governmental agencies in addition to large, medium and small-sized companies in the various fields of the tourism industry.
Tourism Excellence Awards
Sponsored by Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, the Awards Committee has organized this event since AD 2011, and it has grown to host the very distinguished entities in the Saudi tourism industry, including facilities, individuals, products and tourist services. You can learn more about the awards and nominations by visiting the Tourism Excellence Awards website: sauditourismawards.sa
The Forum has attracted more than 102,373 visitors over the last nine years including decision-makers in governmental departments concerned with tourism development in the Kingdom, investment company officials, hotels, airlines and companies related to the tourism industry, as well as nationals, residents and tourism job-seekers.
In continuation of its outstanding role in supporting tourism industry, the Travel and Tourism Investment Market gives its visitors the chance to attend many conferences and workshops that exceeded 187 seminars, to discuss the most important issues and challenges of the industry, in addition to exchanging expertise, meeting business partners, and benefiting from local and international experts' experience in the field.
STTIM is the most important event in the tourism industry in the Saudi Arabia, which is the road to the future of tourism in the Kingdom.
We gather here to provide our products and services and to review what has been achieved through the development of national tourism.
Our ambition is to build and develop long-term relationships with our partners, (exhibitors, visitors and suppliers) to build a successful exhibition, and increase efforts for a better future.
STTIM in ten years
Discover about the participants, exhibitors and winners of the Tourism Excellence Awards and the most important events held during the previous sessions of the Saudi Travel & Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) over the past ten years.